ABOVE: ‘GIVE’ by Lorenzo Quinn, Florence, Italy

There are several reasons why sculpture is important in art and culture and one of the most significant of those is that it’s a tangible representation of human creativity and imagination – conveying a wide range of emotions, ideas, and messages, and it often also captures historical moments and cultural values…

Nicky Summer, Lifestyle Designer

Sculpture is important due to it’s ability to capture the human form and spirit in a way that no other art form can; it allows the artist to create a work that is incredibly detailed and realistic, and that can evoke a powerful emotional response from viewers. Sculpture can also be used to honour and memorialize individuals or events, making it an important part of cultural heritage and history. In addition, sculpture has played a significant role in shaping and influencing art movements throughout history; from ancient Greek and Roman sculptures to contemporary works of art, sculpture has inspired countless artists and art enthusiasts, and has helped to shape our understanding of art and culture. Overall, the importance of sculpture in art and culture can’t be overstated; it’s a powerful and enduring form of human expression that has the ability to inspire, provoke, and move us on a deep emotional level…

Lorenzo Quinn, Eleanor Cardozo and Helaine Blumenfeld are three important sculptors featured here at over the years. The structures Lorenzo Quinn creates are majestic and emotional, almost always on a theme of love and connection; those of Eleanor Cardozo are often specially commissioned pieces that reflect the lifestyle of her international clients. Sculpture makes a meaningful, everlasting gift – whether on a personal scale or when presented to a nation; Lorenzo Quinn’s work is synonymous with Venice for example, where he has both temporary and permanent exhibitions installed around the city…

ABOVE: Two of artist Lorenzo Quinn’s most famous sculptures installed in Venice, Italy

ABOVE: A sculpture be Eleanor Cardozo; cacti used as a natural sculpture; a large ceramic urn used in a garden designed by Bartholomew Landscaping

ABOVE: Sculpture comes in many shapes and forms; left, as seen on La Croisette, Cannes; right, installation beside a structure by Garden Getaways, England.

ABOVE: Sculpture produced recently by James Mitchell Marble; The Rodin Museum; at Jardin du Luxembourg, Paris

Interior designers and landscape artists frequently use a sculptural installation to emphasise a particular area of a property, while also lending it additional gravitas. Often gardens, residences and private homes are equally memorable for that one significant piece of art held within them, to the building itself. Outside The Lancasters luxury property development in London, the sculpture ‘Tempesta’ by Helaine Blumenfeld is a powerful indicator of the quality and positioning of the residences. Garden Getaways, a company that produces structures that can be used as studies, bars, yoga studios or playrooms within a garden setting, is another that often installs an important piece on the surrounding land to give the building added substance; Bartholomew Landscaping regularly uses art combined with water features to create a garden that is both beautiful and interesting…


Lorenzo Quinn:

Eleanor Cardozo:

Garden Getaways:

James Mitchell Marble:

Bartholomew Landscaping:

ABOVE: Palm trees act as natural sculptures in Bel Air, Los Angeles; the ’Tempesta’ sculpture by artist Helaine Blumenfeld outside The Lancasters, London; a sculpture installed by Garden Getaways outside one of their structures in England.

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